Organizers announce Market Days 2018 entertainment lineup

Wed. May 23, 2018 2:22 PM by News Staff

todrick hall headlines 2018 market days, aug. 11

Todrick Hall, Betty Who, and MAX among entertainers for Market Days, Aug. 11-12

Chicago, IL - A diverse lineup of entertainers are pegged to take the stages at Market Days 2018 as organizers release an early schedule for the popular two-day street festival in Boystown this August.

The Northalsted Business Alliance has released the entertainment lineup, detailing the slew of performers scheduled for the four different entertainment stages.

Multi-faceted entertainer Todrick Hall graces the stage as part of his Forbidden tour on Saturday, Aug. 11, while Betty Who brings the beat on Sunday, Aug. 12 with her power pop. MAX, of gold single "Lights Down Low" fame closes out the festival on Sunday night.

"For more than 30 years Northalsted Market Days has set the bar for Chicago festivals and this year is no exception," said Northalsted Business Alliance Executive Director Chad Honeycutt. "We can't wait to welcome our neighbors and visitors alike to celebrate summer in Boystown."

Additional acts include out country singer Ty Herndon, Kristine W., Ultra Nate, and Kimberly Locke, as well as, Chicago mainstays – like 16 Candles, Catfight, and Rod Tuffcurls – all split between two days and four stages.

The annual Northalsted Market Days festival takes place on Aug. 11-12 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The event runs down Halsted Street from Belmont to Addison. A $10 suggested donation is requested at the entrance.

Saturday, Aug 11th

Addison North Stage

1:30P-3:30PM            Drag Show

2:30PM-3:30PM        Todrick Hall

3:30PM-4:15PM        Trenyce

5:00PM-6:30PM        Cat Fight

7:00PM-7:45PM        Kimberly Locke

7:50PM-8:35PM        Ultra Nate

8:40PM-9:25PM        Martha Wash

Roscoe Stage

1:15PM-2:30PM        Hello Weekend

3:15PM-4:30PM        Girl Power Night

5:00PM-5:45PM        DJ

5:45P-6:25PM            Crystal Waters

6:25PM-7:00PM        DJ

7:00PM-7:45PM        Ty Herndon

8:20-9:45PM              Hank & Cupcake

Aldine Jazz Stage

130PM-3:00PM         Sam Fazio Quartet

5:30PM-7:30PM        Feathered Beaus

Sunday, Aug 12th

Addison North Stage

1:00PM-2:00PM        DJ

2:00PM-2:45PM        Betty Who

3:30PM-4:30PM        Sushi Roll

4:45PM-6:15PM        DJ

6:15PM-7:00PM        Expose

7:00PM-9:00PM        DJ

9:00PM-9:55PM        MAX

Roscoe Stage

1:00PM-1:45PM        Chicago Gay Men's Chorus

2:15PM-3:45PM        Boy Band

4:15PM-5:00PM        Kristine W

5:15PM-7:15PM        Rod Tuffcurls

7:45PM-9:45PM        16 Candles

Aldine Jazz Stage

1:30PM-3:00PM        BMR4

3:30PM-5:00PM        Joe Policastro Trio

5:30PM-7:30PM        The Flat Cats